|Duration||Start 1 February, 2019 till 31 December, 2021|
|Field of expertise||Improving Access to Basic Services|
Local economic development
MDF, Management for Development Foundation Ede
The Program aims to:
i) improve the business environment and economic competitiveness
ii) close the persisting gaps in access to and quality of infrastructure and services.
The objective of the implementation support assignment is to (i) help the Programme Coordination Office of Ministry of Local Development and the governorate staff at governorate Dewan/ Markaz/ District levels upgrade their approaches (including skills, tools and processes), (ii) provide trouble shooting support, and (iii) enable the Program as a whole to track progress over time in order to enable regular adaptation to needs and opportunities on the ground.
The implementation support consultant will assist the Programme Coordination Office to establish systems and/or operation manuals required to manage the scope of the project. This will require a thorough assessment of the current systems and/or manuals and drafting recommendations for improvement, if needed.
The consultant will ensure that: i) the above systems and manuals are fit for propose; and ii) all relevant Programme Coordination Office and LIUs staff are fully trained in the use of these systems and manuals.
The consultant will assist the Programme Coordination Office with the prequalification of contractors by providing the Programme Coordination Office with the support and technical advice necessary to prepare the prequalification documents and evaluation reports. The IS consultant will provide support to the Programme Coordination Office throughout the procurement process and support to manage the tender evaluation process.
“In my experience municipalities in different countries often deal with similar challenges. In our work in Ukraine I have seen that by working together municipalities are enhancing a transformative experience that empowers them to overcome challenges and become close to their citizens. “